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The jejunum is the second part of the small intestine, between the duodenum and ileum sections. The main function of the jejunum is absorption of nutrients that have undergone enzymatic digestion in the duodenum.
Uniaxial strain provided by compressed nitinol springs incorporated in human intestinal organoids transplanted into the mouse mesentery enhances organoid growth and maturation, and improves the similarity of the organoids to native human intestine.